Recycling Operative/Yard Operatives

Recycling Operative/Yard Operative

£9.91 per hour

Do you want to be a part of something special?

Aldi is one of the fastest growing supermarkets in the World and in the UK have a planned 80 new store openings in 2016.

We have vacancies for 8 permanent Recycling Operatives/Yard Operatives to work at their new Regional Distribution Centre in Cardiff.

As a Recycling Operative/Yard Operative you will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the regional distribution centre, whilst contributing to an efficient and co-operative working environment, optimum productivity, minimal inventory loss and strong due diligence.

Your duties will include:

  • Sorting out and organising items returned from stores for recycling or returning to suppliers.

    These include cardboard, pallets, fruit and vegetable baskets, bread baskets etc.

  • Control the standards and organisation of the pallet area and deal with the inventory of pallets, crates and equipment.

  • Keep loading bays clean and tidy.

  • Loading trailers.

  • Reporting any repairs or defects internally or externally that detract from the appearance of the RDC or pose a risk to health and safety.

  • Operate a fork lift and/or reach truck.

  • Operate the Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any faults to the Maintenance Manager and ensures the trucks are put on charge supply at the end of the shift.

  • Ensures the workplace is kept clean and tidy and ensures all spillages/ breakages are cleared immediately.

To be considered for the role of Recycling Operative/Yard Operative, you must have:

  • Experience in a similar role, such as Street Cleaner, Caretaker, Yard Man, Recycling Operative, Waste Operative, Labourer or similar.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Be meticulous and work to very high standards.

  • Relevant Fork Lift licence beneficial but not essential as full training will be given.

The majority of work will be outside and you will need to be comfortable working in all weathers.

Opportunities available include working days to suit:

  • Contracts are full time, working 4 on 4 off, which includes working on weekends.

  • You will work night shifts between the hours of 6pm-6am

  • Contracts are a minimum of 30 hours per week but on a typical week you will work 40 hours.

Successful candidates will start in November 2016 with interviews being held throughout October 2016.

To apply for the role of Recycling Operative/Yard Operative, please apply via the button or link shown.

If your skills and experience meet with this requirement, we will contact you to discuss the position in further detail.

Additional Keywords: Yard Operative, Waste Operative, Recycling Operative, Street Cleaner, Caretaker, Labourer, Logistics, Transport, Fork Lift, Cleaner.

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